Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: elongated
IPA transcription: [ɪl'ɔŋɡeɪtəd]
Pronunciations of elongated
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: elongated, extended, lengthened, prolonged
    Meaning: drawn out or made longer spatially; "Picasso's elongated Don Quixote"; "lengthened skirts are fashionable this year"; "the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes"; "a prolonged black line across the page"
  • Synonyms: elongate, elongated
    Meaning: having notably more length than width; being long and slender; "an elongate tail tapering to a point"; "the old man's gaunt and elongated frame"
Usage examples
  • Whether elongated iron bullets would succeed, remains to be Tried.
  • In the clarid gold of the platform I saw her fez and corals reflected as an elongated blotch of florid red.
  • It is a half-bred Persian Cat, and its eyes are perfectly blue, with round pupils, not elongated, as those of Cats usually are.
  • The patch on the screen was not a round disk, as it would have been without the prism, but was an elongated oval and was coloured at its extremities.
  • Round and round the two bodies went, pulling each other into tremendously elongated or prolate shapes, and so they might have gone on for a long time.
  • Such, in brief, was the terrifying creature which now elongated its neck, and, over the top step of the porch, bent a calculating scrutiny upon the wistful and slumberous Duke.
  • As I am informed by Mr. Gwyn Jeffreys, the sole external difference between the sexes consists in the shell sometimes differing a little in form; for instance, the shell of the male periwinkle (Littorina littorea) is narrower and has a more elongated spire than that of the female.
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